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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 1954

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,872
Across
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Normandy town. : STLO
5
Hits a high fly. : SKIES
10
Old oath. : EGAD
14
Isles in Galway Bay. : ARAN
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Hooded snake. : COBRA
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Slipper. : MULE
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Top soldier in Indochina. : GENERALELY
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Moderate. : BATE
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What Connecticut and Rhode Island don't have. : STATETAX
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Relative of a filibuster. : ORATOR
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Grandstand noises. : RAHS
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Pitfall. : SNARE
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What Dennis is. : MENACE
28
Lister Hill's colleague. : SPARKMAN
31
Tennysonian sailor. : ENOCH
32
Author of a Christmas poem. : MOORE
33
Memorabilia. : ANA
34
Giants' captain. : DARK
35
Yankee Yogi. : BERRA
36
Willowy. : SLIM
37
Paul Hoffman headed it. : ECA
38
City in Montana. : BUTTE
39
Marshy hollow. : SWALE
40
Ed Furgol and Willie Mays. : ATHLETES
42
Hit by a pitched ball: Slang. : BEANED
43
Latvians. : LETTS
44
Grover's Corners. : TOWN
45
Forage plant. : CLOVER
47
"But me and my ___ will never meet again . . . " : TRUELOVE
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Abundant. : RIFE
52
Newscaster and author. : ELMERDAVIS
54
Card player's term. : ANTE
55
Strives for. : SEEKS
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Bobby-soxer's "nifty." : KEEN
57
Du Bose Heyward heroine. : BESS
58
Perceive. : SENSE
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Gaelic. : ERSE
Down
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Sinks in the middle. : SAGS
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Weight allowance. : TRET
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Well-known Hollywood name. : LANA
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Limited in scope. : ONETRACK
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Denounce bitterly. : SCATHE
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Nut trees. : KOLAS
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Wild goat. : IBEX
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___-king. : ERL
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Michener best seller. : SAYONARA
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Set sail. : EMBARK
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Castillo Armas. : GUATEMALAN
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Singing voice. : ALTO
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Fawn. : DEER
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Get in touch with. : REACH
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Unusual. : RARE
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Minute organism. : SPORE
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Judith Anderson role. : MEDEA
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Make into law. : ENACT
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She wrote "Bless This House." : NORAHLOFTS
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Mixed (preceded by "of"). : SORTS
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Like an old woman. : ANILE
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Appointed. : NAMED
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Apportions. : METES
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Support firmly. : BUTTRESS
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Tchaikovsky ballet. : SWANLAKE
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___ noire. : BETE
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Felled a seam. : SEWED
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Presidential receptions. : LEVEES
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Parisian stock exchange. : BOURSE
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Arduous journeys. : TREKS
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Ill-tempered person. : CRAB
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Succession. : LINE
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Humphrey operatives. : TMEN
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Radiotelephony word. : OVER
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Competes. : VIES
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Thrall. : ESNE
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Utah's Governor. : LEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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